November 05, 20161st2nd3rd4thFinal
Newberry147141449
Limestone07007
Scoring
1st Quarter
NBYTD09:08Raleigh Yeldell 2 Yd Run (Shea Rodgers kick)
NBYTD01:09Braxton Ivery 7 Yd Pass From Raleigh Yeldell (Shea Rodgers kick)
2nd Quarter
NBYTD08:15Keinan Lewis 12 Yd Pass From Raleigh Yeldell (Shea Rodgers kick)
LCTD01:05Smith 23 Yd Pass From Corbin (Ard kick)
3rd Quarter
NBYTD07:55Markell Castle 49 Yd Pass From Raleigh Yeldell (Shea Rodgers kick)
NBYTD01:44Romelo Doctor 11 Yd Run (Shea Rodgers kick)
4th Quarter
NBYTD11:32Trey Gregg 13 Yd Run (Shea Rodgers kick)
NBYTD03:14Nick Jones 2 Yd Run (Troy Cann kick)
Stats at a GlanceNBYLC
1st Downs327
3rd Down Conversions10-161-14
4th Down Conversions1-10-1
Passing (Comp-Att)257 (22-31) 97 (12-28)
Rushing (Att)258 (58) 27 (26)
Total Yards515124
Penalties3-257-81
Turnovers20
Fumbles Lost10
Interceptions10
Possession34:4925:11
Newberry plays final nonconference game Saturday


Newberry plays final nonconference game Saturday
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | by Randall Stewart, Director of Athletic Communications

NEWBERRY – Newberry takes its final road trip of the 2016 season on Saturday with a chance to complete a perfect season away from Setzler Field. The 20th-ranked Wolves travel to Gaffney to face Division II independent Limestone Saturday afternoon. With a win, Newberry can solidify its position as one of the top teams in Super Region 2.

WHO: Newberry College at Limestone College
WHERE: The Reservation in Gaffney, S.C.
WHEN: 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 5
RECORDS: No. 20 Newberry is 8-1; Limestone is 5-4.
LIVE VIDEO: www.golimestonesaints.com/watch
LIVE AUDIO: www.newberrywolves.tv, WKDK-AM 1240 in Newberry County, www.wkdk.com, "WKDK" on TuneIn Radio smartphone app
LIVE STATS: www.golimestonesaints.com
WEATHER FORECAST: Clear with a high of 68 degrees and a low of 41 degrees. There is no chance of rain and winds are expected to be light and variable.


NEWS AND NOTES

• This is the third-ever meeting between Newberry and Limestone and the first time the teams have played away from Setzler Field.

• Newberry announced Monday that the season finale vs. Wingate has been selected by the American Sports Network as part of the Division II Football Showcase and will now kick off at 3:30, giving the Wolves a second opportunity to play before a national audience in 2016.

• Newberry is ranked third in the latest Super Region 2 rankings, putting the Wolves in line to host a playoff game at Setzler Field on Nov. 19.

• The Wolves moved from 23rd to 20th in the latest AFCA Division II Coaches’ Poll. With the win over Lenoir-Rhyne last week, Newberry improved to 17-11 all-time as a ranked team.

• Newberry recorded a South Atlantic Conference-record 39 first downs against Lenoir-Rhyne, besting a record that had stood since Elon’s 38 first downs against Wingate in 1992, and a school-record 729 yards of total offense.

• Newberry is second in the Division II with 240 first downs in 2016.

• Newberry is currently averaging a school-record 36.3 points per game.

• The 53 points scored against Lenoir-Rhyne last week are the second-most Newberry has ever scored over the Bears behind a 55-point performance in 1996.

• Newberry has won eight consecutive games overall, two away from matching the school record established in 2006, and has a school-record nine consecutive SAC victories.

• Quarterback Raleigh Yeldell is 68 yards shy of passing Josh Stepp’s 2004 record to become Newberry’s single-season total offense leader and needs 210 yards to surpass all-time Division II passing leader Bo Cordell’s 2009 output at Tusculum for 10th in SAC history in single-season total offense.

• Yeldell passed for 1,553 yards and had three of the top 25 games in school history in passing yardage during the month of October.

• Yeldell became the school’s single-season passing leader against Lenoir-Rhyne and is 166 yards away from becoming Newberry’s first 3,000-yard passing season.

• Yeldell became Newberry’s first-ever player with 5,000 passing yards and 1,500 rushing yards in a career. He surpassed both marks against Lenoir-Rhyne.

• Newberry will be wearing all white uniforms for the third time this season, the only uniform combination it has worn multiple times. The Wolves picked up wins at North Greenville and Mars Hill in the combination.

• Limestone leads Division II and is second only to Alabama in all of college football with eight defensive touchdowns this season.

MORE INFORMATION

For complete coverage, view game notes from the Newberry Athletic Communications staff, Limestone's game notes, and the South Atlantic Conference's Weekly Report.